Nicole Ishmael

Nicole-Ishmael-2018LAs executive director for the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), Nicole supervises EMAP’s daily operations, including assessment and accreditation processes and EMAP Commission and committee meetings; manages EMAP’s finances including budget development, fundraising and grants management; trains staff in accordance with the EMAP Commission’s reporting lines and educates and works with stakeholder organizations and decision-makers on related projects. She is the primary staff liaison to the EMAP Commission, Program Review Committee and Urban Search & Rescue Project. Nicole holds an MPA from Kentucky State University and worked on a U.S. Senate Campaign before starting her career in emergency management. She joined ASMI in 2017.